Volunteer Tutor for High School Students at Juvenile Hall


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


375 Woodside AveSan Francisco, CA 94127



City Youth Now provides programs and services that promote stability, personal growth, and long-term success for youth in the San Francisco Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Systems.

We are currently searching for volunteer tutors who can work one-on-one with youth during school time at the Juvenile Justice Center.

Tutors will be present during class-time to assist teachers in providing students with individualized attention. Classes include English, social science, math, science, cinema studies, and gardening. Tutors help youth find answers to their questions, and work through difficult concepts and assignments.

Details about your role

  • Time commitment: 3 hours a week
  • Schedule: Volunteers may work anytime Monday-Friday, 8:45am-2:45pm
  • Duration: 3 months minimum commitment
  • Location: Juvenile Justice Center, 375 Woodside Ave, San Francisco, CA 94127


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Background in education (teaching, tutoring, mentoring) highly preferred
  • Experience working with adolescents a plus
  • Patience, enthusiasm, and compassion

What you’ll get out of it

  • An opportunity to help underprivileged youth rise beyond their circumstances and succeed academically
  • A chance to develop your teaching, tutoring, and mentorship skills
  • A support system that includes staff members at City Youth Now and the Juvenile Justice Center
  • An orientation and tour at the Juvenile Justice Center

For more volunteer opportunities at City Youth Now, please visit the following pages:

Volunteer Tutor for Online College Coursework at Juvenile Hall: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2864412.jsp
Volunteer at the City Youth Now Office: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2827150.jsp
Volunteer Tutor for GED Students at Juvenile Hall: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2864388.jsp

How to Apply

Please email info@cityyouthnow.org for more information or to request an application.


  • Mentoring
  • STEM
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum: 3 hours a week for 3 months
  • Please email info@cityyouthnow.org for volunteer application.

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